any tiny suspended particle in the atmosphere, either liquid or solid, upon which condensation of water vapor begins
Most condensation nuclei are produced by natural and man-made fires over land and by wave action over the oceans.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a point of which every neighborhood contains an uncountable number of points of a given set. The temperature at which a material changes from a gas to a liquid; the same as the boiling point. (See phases of matter.)
noun, Chemistry. 1. See under (def 2). [puh-lim-er-uh-zey-shuh n, pol-uh-mer-] /pəˌlɪm ər əˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌpɒl ə mər-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the act or process of forming a polymer or compound. 2. the combination of many like or unlike molecules to form a more complex product of higher molecular weight, with elimination of water, alcohol, or […]
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for vapour trail
[kuh n-dens] /kənˈdɛns/ verb (used with object), condensed, condensing. 1. to make more dense or compact; reduce the volume or extent of; concentrate. 2. to reduce to a shorter form; abridge: Condense your answer into a few words. 3. to reduce to another and denser form, as a gas or vapor to a liquid or […]